New classical Guitar edition of the world leading Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method written by well-known concert guitarist and teacher Stanley Yates. The beginner classical guitarist will learn music reading, hand and sitting positions, practice techniques, arpeggio and scale technique, chordal and melodic playing, and solo and duet playing in the first position.
Many of the exercises and study pieces include accompaniments that can be played along with a teacher during lessons or with the included online audio (the student and teacher parts are presented on separate stereo channels allowing either part to be turned off if desired). The audio also contains all of the exercises, studies and solos presented in the book.
An instructional online video containing demonstrations, practice tips and performances of many of the exercises, studies and solos contained in the book is also available. Includes access to online audio and video.